The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Gun with ramrod
  • Gun with ramrod
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • East Europe
  • 18th century
  • Steel, wood, velvet, silk, gold, copper, silver, turquoise, cabachon garnets, emeralds and coral, embossed, pierced and chased
  • Length: 114 cm, barrel
  • Inscription: '+IANAN+OOIANAN+' Stamped, partly obliterated, the plus signs are star-burst shaped
    Maker's mark: 'O ' H' Armourer's mark
  • OA2081
  • Not on display
Further Reading
  • Laking, Guy Francis, 'Wallace Collection Catalogue: Oriental Arms and Armour', London: 1914